Army band and chorus to perform at Town Toyota Center

WENATCHEE — The U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Town Toyota Center. This elite 65-member instrumental ensemble, founded in 1946, has performed in all 50 states and 25 foreign countries for audiences totaling more than 100 million. The band regularly travels and performs with the chorus, together presenting a powerful and diverse program of marches,...
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IRIS | Chelan’s ‘Happy Hens’ creating awareness of ‘soil-focused farming’

This is the third in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15.
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Mike Bills returns for show at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Take time for some music that’s sure to put a smile on your face. Local musician Mike Bills returns for a performance at Pybus Market’s Friday Night Music event from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 5. Bills performs a wide variety of musical styles on standard and slide guitar featuring jazz, pop, blues, country, reggae and funk. There is no cost to attend. For more information,...
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Community open house celebrates Pybus Event Center

WENATCHEE — An open house and celebration for the newly remodeled LocalTel Event Center at Pybus Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6. The free family-friendly event will feature behind-the-scenes tours of the event center and expanded meeting space, a brief program, face painting, a bouncy house, live music, merchandise and Pybus decal giveaways and cupcakes. A free Pybus art...
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Town Toyota Center celebrates 10 anniversary

WENATCHEE — The month of October is a milestone for the Town Toyota Center with two events to mark its 10 years in operation. On Oct. 6, a public open house will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. The event will feature free ice skating in the main arena, cake and building tours. There will also be an opportunity to sign a 10-year banner to commemorate the event. On Oct. 9, the “Taste of the Town...
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Symphony presents fall concert

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Symphony presents “Songs of Innocence and Experience,” the first concert of its 2018-19 season, at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. The program will include the overture to Verdi’s opera “La Forza del Destino” (the “Force of Destiny”), Mozart’s Symphony No. 35 (“Haffner”), and Strauss’ tone poem...
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Erratics program explores the Southern Ocean

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St. Dr. John Buchanan, professor of geology at Eastern Washington University, will present the program “Exploring the Southern Ocean: Two Months in Antarctica and the Sub-Antarctic.” The program is free and open to the...
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Burial service planned for early pregnancy loss Oct. 11

WENATCHEE — Confluence Health/Central Washington Hospital will hold a memorial and burial service for early pregnancy loss on Oct. 11. The service will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Wenatchee City Cemetery. All who have experienced an early pregnancy loss or may find comfort in attending the service are welcome. A hospital chaplain will officiate the service, and a Spanish interpreter will be...
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Comedian Larson returns to the PAC

WENATCHEE — Comedian Jay Larson brings his Mostly Crowd Work Tour to the Numerica Performing Arts Center stage for two performances at 7 and 9 p.m. Oct. 12. Larson returns to Wenatchee following his stand-up routine in Cold Winter Nights. In this all-new show, Larson mixes his stand-up with a heavy dose of crowd interaction and the occasional audience interview. Larson is best known for his...
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Festival royalty meetings scheduled for November

WENATCHEE — It’s not too early to start thinking about next year’s Washington State Apple Blossom Festival. The Apple Blossom Festival will hold mandatory meetings Nov. 27 for girls interested in being a member of the festival’s 2019 royalty. The meetings will be held at noon, 4 and 6 p.m. at the Wenatchee Convention Center. Senior girls interested in being on the royal court and at least...
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